(17401817). Eng. clergyman and hymnist; b. Lidget Green, Yorkshire; became Meth. under G. Whitefield's* influence ca. 1756; became Bap. ca. 1759; ordained 1765 at Wainsgate, Yorkshire; pastor Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire. Works include a devotional commentary on the Bible; hymns How Precious Is the Book Divine and Blest Be the Tie That Binds.
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